Please make sure you read all the information below before completing your application.
This process is for Bracknell Forest residents only. If you are not a Bracknell Forest resident, you will need to apply to your home local authority. You must apply to your home local authority no matter what school you wish to apply for.
When you can apply
If your child is in year 6 you can now apply for them to transfer to secondary school.
The application process for secondary school places (Year 7, September 2022) is open from:
Sunday 12 September 2021 to Sunday 31 October 2021
Apply online for a secondary school place
You can apply online using the Citizen Portal.
You will need to make a new account - unless you have previously applied for an older sibling.
the Citizen Portal is not available between midnight and 2am
for any technical issues such as password resets please email email@example.com (school admissions cannot reset your account)
the Citizen Portal will close at midday on 31 October 2021
At this time there are limited staff in the council offices. There could be a delay to applications or documents posted by mail to School Admissions.
Where possible please apply online using the Citizen Portal.
Sending supporting documents
Supporting documents can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and must be submitted by 31 October 2021.
The School Admissions team will not confirm which documents you need to send as part of your application.
It is your responsibility to read the admission arrangements for your preferred schools and submit any documents required. These are all listed in The Guide to Secondary Education 2022 to 2023.